"Thank you for making our special day possible on beautiful Maggie Island. Your brimming smile and relaxed attitude really made us enjoy our wedding day. Thank you for everything you did before and at the wedding! We were able to have our dream wedding!" Pru & Ryan Macpherson
"George and I would like to sincerely thank you for taking care of us and making our wedding day so special. We both thought you did an amazing job and all our guests commented on how wonderful the ceremony was." George & Jenna
"We cannot thank you enough for making our ceremony just how we dreamed it would be. You were just wonderful and we appreciate your patience waiting for all our guests! Thanks for supplying the tissue, making us laugh and welcoming our dogs! We will recommend you highly. Thank you so much, all the best." Bobbie & Ed Murphy
"Thank you so very much for being a special part of our wedding. You did a wonderful job and were so accommodating with some of our changes - an absolute pleasure to have you marry us!" Tiffany & Steve
An Island resident since 2001, Bernadette has performed 100's of ceremonies for couples from all over Australia and the world.
Bernadette lived in Sydney for most of her life until moving north. Her background in entertainment, public relations and marketing gave her a good grounding to move to a small Island where she has created her own businesses and lifestyle as a civil celebrant since 2006 as well as owning and starring at Stage Door Theatre Restaurant in Aracdia on the Island since 2005.
Moving to a small Island from a big city has been a smooth transition for Bernadette, in fact she's more motivated and creative on Magnetic Island than she probably ever was in the big city. Well, you have to be!
Nature is all around you on Maggie Island and it's such in inspiration for couples to create their dreams. 23 pristine beaches and lovely warm winters, makes for the ideal location for locals, southerners and those from overseas during their winter months.
Destination wedding groups are flocking to Maggie Island because it offers couples, their family and friends a myriad of affordable accommodation choices, stunning locations for ceremonies and photographs, sumptuous reception venues, water sports, restaurants, entertainment and of course the friendly locals.
Bernadette will work with you to create your dream wedding including same sex marriages and re-affirmation of vows.
Bernadette is very excited to be able to marry same sex couples on Magnetic Island and is expecting to be very busy doing so!
Talk with Bernadette about what you are looking for. You may want to elope with just the two of you and send a 'selfie' to your family and friends after you've tied the knot. Or you may want a wedding for 100's of your closest friends and family with five bridesmaids and five groomsmen including your dogs, everything can be catered for on Maggie Island.
Bernadette's professionalism combined with her warm personality and wicked sense of humour helps make planning your big day so much more relaxed. You can be confident that you will have the day you want, or if you're one of those who don't really know what you want, you're sure to have your expectations exceeded!
Come to Magnetic Island - where all your dreams come true!